European Journal of Psychiatry
The book is very topical at this time and we consider it to be vital for those involved with the teaching of future social workers and nurses, while it should also be read by other social care professionals and by social and criminology policy makers. In the field of mental health, the reading of this book should, in a most specific way, help us to feel greater certainty when making difficult decisions.
Child and Family Social Work
Risk Assessment in Social Care and Social Work makes a timely contribution to this area by reviewing key professional debates about risk, its assessment and management. The book will therefore be of interest to practitioners, managers and policy makers whose work entails a review of the decisions involved in working with vulnerable populations. The main strength of the book is the well-resourced analysis of research into risk from and to different groups.